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  • NDP tables Motion 36 on Scientific Integrity

    NDP tables Motion 36 on Scientific Integrity

    NDP tabled Motion 36 on Scientific Integrity which requires all federal departments and agencies to implement pro-science communication policies.  View the motion. Kennedy Stewart, the NDP Critic for Science said: “The new Minister for Science should get to work drafting ethics legislation that unequivocally ensures the open communication of scientific research throughout government.  In order
  • NDP tables Parliamentary Science Officer Act

    NDP tables Parliamentary Science Officer Act

    The NDP tabled the Parliamentary Science Officer Act which aims to create an independent science watchdog for Parliament.  View the act here. “After years of muzzling, mismanagement, and misuse of research by the Conservatives, our scientists need lasting protections in order to finally turn the page on the lost Harper decade,” said Stewart. “Canada needs
  • NDP obtains StatsCan cuts data

    NDP obtains StatsCan cuts data

    The NDP obtained data of all cuts in Statistics Canada including 50 surveys and 191 publications. View the list of Statistics Canada products that were cancelled. “The new Minister must conduct a thorough review of what essential data we’ve lost and what surveys and publications should be reinstated,” said MP Stewart (Burnaby South). “The Conservatives’
  • Charities to be free from political harassment

    Charities to be free from political harassment

    The Mandate for the Minister of National Revenue includes allowing charities to do their work free from political harassment.  View the mandate. “Allow charities to do their work on behalf of Canadians free from political harassment, and modernize the rules governing the charitable and not-for-profit sectors, working with the Minister of Finance.  This will include
  • Write2Know Week

    Write2Know Week

    The 2nd Write2Know Week will be on September 28 – October 2, 2015 Write2Know believes that people have a right to know about the health of their bodies, communities and environments. The Write2Know Project is a letter-writing campaign that gives you the opportunity to ask federal scientists and Ministers about the results of the Canadian government’s environmental monitoring

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